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5BUCKSFORCATARACT – a Short Report.

On behalf of all the indigent patients that benefited from 5bucksforcataract campaign, I want to say THANK YOU! On August 12, 2016, 5bucksforcataract campaign was launched to help indigent folks with cataract surgery in Ile-Ife environ, Nigeria. The campaign has succeeded in providing sight-restoring cataract surgeries to 40 indigent patients at an average cost of Read More

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CRISPR: Can we get a Boy with a Blue Eye, and Pink Lips?

Golem of Prague – CRISPR Craze –  Designer babies will accelerate global warming Golem of Prague Around the 16th century in Prague, the Jewish community was under brutal anti-Semitic attacks under the rule of the Holy Roman Emperor, Rudolf II. Judah Loew ben Bezalel (Maharal) was the rabbi of Prague at the time. He couldn’t Read More

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The Lost Wars of Optimism

Seneca, the lake Wobegon effect – The Cult of Romanticism – But, not necessarily (Un)happiness is reflected in the disparity between our expectation and the truth (i.e. the reality). The smaller the distance between the duo, the less unhappy we become. In other words, to be unhappy, is to be disappointed. I will begin with Read More

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Festina Lente: The Problem with my PhD Thesis.

Moremi, a detective par excellence – 50,000 soldiers, 9,000 horsemen and some 37 elephants – Fabius Maximus ‘the delayer’ – The problem with my PhD Thesis. Moremi Ajasoro was a heroic ancient queen of Ile-Ife – the cradle of the Yoruba (mostly in West Africa, Nigeria). Recent re-appraisal of legends convinced me that she deserves Read More